Saturday, 17 April 2010

Passion For Promarkers Challenge Wk 47

Hello, hope you are all well?
Todays offering is a card that I have made for;
with the theme 'create your background using only your promarkers’
Hmm...I wasn't going to bother at first because I love using lovely scrummy backing papers, and they are always the starting point for my projects.
But it is supposed to be a challenge, I guess!
First I got a Craftwork Cards 6x6 scalloped card blank. I coloured about 1cm all around the edge with ORCHID Promarker. Then I inked up the edges of a white card panel with PINK CARNATION Promarker. Then to create the rest of my background, I randomly doodled flowers onto a square of acetate (slightly smaller than the white card panel) using Promarkers CERISE, AMETHYST & SOFT GREEN. The promarkers worked really well on the acetate with them being a permanent marker. The acetate was then mounted onto the white piece of card.

The gorgeous 'Baby Girl In Pram' stamp is from Pink Gem Designs. You can grab her for yourself right here.
I coloured her with Promarkers (of course!) ORCHID, LAVENDER & PINK CARNATION....and for her skin, ALMOND, BLUSH & PALE PINK. Did you know that Pink Gem now stocks Promarkers? You can find them here.

I used Craftwork Cards Card Candy in the corners (handy for covering up the adhesive marks with it being acetate).
The ribbon and baby shoe charm were from my stash. The sentiment was cut out from another PINK GEM DESIGNS baby stamp called 'Cutie Pie', which you will find here.
I made a teeny tiny tag out of it, coloured again with the PINK CARNATION Promarker.

In the end I really enjoyed making this card, and I might try stamping onto acetate next time and colour it using Promarkers. It just goes to show you should try something out of your comfort zone now and then!
Well I am off to link it up now, so ta ta for now!
Jenny x


Janet said...

Wow.....this is fantasic Chuck and a very clever how you have done the background xx

A.J. said...

Another beautiful card, I love how you've created your background with the acetate and pro markers. Sweet image too!


Irena said...

This is very cute card, I love it :)

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love the sweet image and fab colours.

coops said...

stunning card jenny, super cute image and i love how you`ve created your promarker background and fabulous colours.luv coops.xx

Poppet said...

Great card Jenny, I love the shades of purple and pink you have used. The idea of doodling on acetate gives the card a sheen and depth to the flowers. :-) xx

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Jenny, what a pretty card. I love the soft background and your doodled flowers look amazing. Gorgeous image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Vixx handmade cards said...

Hi Jenny!,
Just seen this lovely card on the DC site, love the colours and image, just soooo cute!!
Love Vicky xx

JR Creations said...

Oh wow, that's really gorgeous, love the charm, overall effect is stunnign.

Jenny T.

Emma said...

Aw such a gorgeous card, love your background and all the details.
Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Gem said...

Hi Jenny! Thank you for becoming one of my first followers, and for your comment, all of your cards are gorgeous!

Gem :) x

Sarpreet said...

Thank you for visiting my blog, such a gorgeous cute card, I am frustrated because i found the gallery a great way to increae my followers and traffic to my blog, It is so annoying - you feel that you are starting afresh, and people are not paying attention to the stars (order has changed) in the feedback, and going to the bottom one which is the lowest one of them all x

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous card, adorable image and love your doodled flowers too!

Jenikay said...

Its gorgeous, love the colours, so soft and muted. Love the layout. Happy Crafting. Jenny x

Michelle said...

Hi Jenny
This is super CUTE! I love the way you created the background using acetate, what a brilliant idea. The scollope edge on the card is lovely, never thought of doing that either.

SusieLou said...

Really glad you decided to try the challenge - it's beautiful! Susie x

weewiccababe said...

absolutely beautiful Jennifer
thanks for joining us at pfp this week and good luck
have you thought about trying out for the pfp dt call? details on the blog

TG said...

Great background Jennifer!Thanks for joining us this week at PfP, good luck.
Hugs Tracy x

Di said...

What a sweet card, love the background paper.Supercute image too.


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